What does wrath mean?

Definitions for wrathræθ, rɑθ; esp. Brit. rɔθ

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word wrath.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. wrath(noun)

    intense anger (usually on an epic scale)

  2. wrath, anger, ire, ira(noun)

    belligerence aroused by a real or supposed wrong (personified as one of the deadly sins)

Wiktionary

  1. wrath(Noun)

    Great anger.

    Homer relates an episode in the Trojan War that reveals the tragic consequences of the wrath of Achilles.

  2. wrath(Noun)

    Punishment.

  3. wrath(Adjective)

    Wrathful; very angry.

  4. Origin: From wraththe, wreththe, from wræþþu, wræþþo, from wraiþiþō, equivalent to . Compare wreedte, vrede, vrede, reiði. More at wroth.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Wrath(adj)

    violent anger; vehement exasperation; indignation; rage; fury; ire

  2. Wrath(adj)

    the effects of anger or indignation; the just punishment of an offense or a crime

  3. Wrath(adj)

    see Wroth

  4. Wrath(verb)

    to anger; to enrage; -- also used impersonally

Freebase

  1. Wrath

    The Wrath is the name of two fictional comic book supervillains published by DC Comics. The original Wrath debuted in Batman Special #1, and was created by Mike W. Barr and Michael Golden. The second Wrath debuted in Batman Confidential #13, and was created by Tony Bedard and Rags Morales.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Wrath

    räth, n. violent anger: holy indignation: heat.—adj. violently angry.—adj. Wrath′ful, full of wrath: very angry: springing from, or expressing, wrath.—adv. Wrath′fully.—n. Wrath′fulness.—adv. Wrath′ily.—adjs. Wrath′less; Wrath′y, apt to wrath. [Old Northumbrian wrǽððo—A.S. wráð, adj. wroth; Ice. reithi.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of wrath in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of wrath in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Seneca:

    Dangerous is wrath concealed. Hatred proclaimed doth lose its chance of wreaking vengeance.

  2. Howard Tayler, Rule 12: Seven Habits of Highly Effective Pirates, Schlock Mercenary:

    A soft answer turneth away wrath. Once wrath is looking the other way, shoot it in the head.

  3. Commissioner Karen Miller:

    I think the wrath of God is more inclined to fall on those people who are so condemning and judgmental.

  4. William Blake:

    I was angry with my friend I told my wrath, my wrath did end. I was angry with my foe I told it not, my wrath did grow.

  5. Ahmed Korayem:

    Beasts aren’t sent with wrath because the time is short but, rather, are shaped over time from the wrath that was wrought forth within them.

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